Granada (@9.5) vs Barcelona (@1.33)

Our Prediction:

Barcelona will win

Granada – Barcelona Match Prediction | 22-09-2019 15:00

Sevilla are the favourites but Granada will be full of belief following an excellent pre-season and that fine comeback at Villarreal. Julen Lopeteguis team have plenty of quality out wide and in midfield though and will certainly ask plenty of questions of their newly promoted opponents and this has the potential to be a good game with goals at both ends. They will fancy they can be a threat from set-pieces again here against a team that will take time to gel and could just be caught off guard at the back given there are clearly players still getting used to playing with one another.

are going to record their third victory of the season. Granada did defeat Celta Vigo 2-0 on the road at the weekend, but you should bear in mind that both Jorge Saenz and Fran Beltran were sent off in Sundays football match. In their last meeting at Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes Barcelona recorded a 4-1 win over Granada. The newcomers face an uphill task against Barcelona and we are positive that Leo Messi and Co.

They claimed nine 1-0 victories on their way to automatic promotion from the Segunda with just 28 goals conceded across the season. Diego Martinezs side came up with a reputation for being a solid and at times pretty defensive side. Therefore it was a huge shock to see them involved in a dramatic 4-4 draw at Villarreal on the opening weekend with the new boys netting two late goals from set-pieces to salvage an excellent point.

The late game in La Liga on Saturday is an intriguing one as a Granada side that has started the season very brightly takes on Barcelona who have struggled on the road so far. Theyve already dropped points away to one of the newly promoted teams and this trip to the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes is unlikely to be any easier.

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Both sides have been involved in some high scoring contests already this season and we should see a few goals in this one. Barca have also really struggled to control games in midfield, certainly on the road, so this could be a lot more even than the most recent clashes between these sides and the hosts could well get a result. Jordi Alba is out for Barcelona and Granada may feel as though they can exploit that possible weakness with Junior Firpo set to come in.

I looked at their recent performances and their styles of play, as well as other factors like tradition while I was crafting my selection. Both of these teams started this season similarly, but there is a big difference in quality. If we take everything I said, it points to the away win with over 3.5 goals scored. Barcelona looks too strong for Granada as of now.

As of now, Cules worldwide will be curious as to how their attackers would line up. Ernesto Valverde is going through a problem of plenty at the moment. Teenage sensation Ansu Fati seemed to jump out of nowhere into one of the main players in the squad and coupled with Carles Perez, Dembele, Antoine Griezmann, Suarez and the returning Messi, itd be a wonder as to what even the front three might be.

Diego Martinez charges face a huge test as they take on the champions at Los Carmenes this Saturday evening, in a game that should produce plenty goals based on the current form of both sides and past meetings between the pair. Granada took full advantage of two early red cards for Celta Vigo last week to post a 0-2 success at Balaidos, the win taking Nazaries up to 6th in the early La Liga standings and level on points with Barcelona.

The Andalusians are determined to impress on their return to the Spanish top flight, but seeing that Villarreal are a real force to be reckoned with at home, we predict that the visitors are going to return home empty-handed. In their last meeting at Estadio de la Ceramica Villarreal recorded a 2-0 win over Granada, which is yet another reason why we are tempted to put our money on the hosts.

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This game will be played on September 21st, at the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes in Granada, Spain. An interesting game is upon us, in which Barcelona is being listed as a strong favorite. Granada vs Barcelona prediction comes ahead of the Spanish La Liga fifth-round duel between these two. In this match preview, I will try to provide the best betting tips and correct score predictions based on my analysis of these two teams. The referee will be J.Munuera from Spain.

An interesting thing is that Barcelona has won five of their last 7 road trips to newly-promoted opposition. Barcelona will have to stop Granadas newcomer Puerta, whos last four goals scored have been the final ones of their respective matches. By looking at the pure statistics, it looks like Barcelona is dominating them, but it is not like that always. With a surprise loss in the first round, Barcelona will have to win this game and catch up with other teams at the top.

Granada has started this season great, with 7 points from 4 games. They continued their great form from the preseason, where they casually won against the likes of Sevilla, Las Palmas, Almeria, etc They will try to make a statement in this match, as they can be a tough team with a high potential for surprises. They have proved that in the first round like it was already said. Their best acquisition this summer was the famous Spaniard Roberto Soldado who will bring his experience in what it looks like a battle for the middle of the table and La Liga next year, too.

Villarreal have been producing fine performances in pre-season and seeing that they outplayed the likes of Augsburg, Koln, Levante and WBA, we believe that Santi Cazorla and Co. Estadio de la Ceramica will host Saturdays football match between Villarreal and Granada, the two teams who face each other in the opening match of the season. The Yellows were struggling in the 2018/2019 La Liga season, but they eventually managed to avoid the drop to the Spanish second tier. are capable of beating newcomers Granada in front of home fans.